AnimationSettings.TextUnitEffect Property (PowerPoint)

Indicates whether the text in the specified shape is animated paragraph by paragraph, word by word, or letter by letter. Read/write.

Syntax

expression. TextUnitEffect

expression A variable that represents an AnimationSettings object.

Return value

PpTextUnitEffect

Remarks

The value of the TextUnitEffect property can be one of these PpTextUnitEffect constants.

ppAnimateByCharacter
ppAnimateByParagraph
ppAnimateByWord
ppAnimateUnitMixed

For the TextUnitEffect property setting to take effect, the TextLevelEffect property for the specified shape must have a value other than ppAnimateLevelNone or ppAnimateByAllLevels, and the Animate property must be set to True.

Example

This example adds a title slide and title text to the active presentation and sets the title to be built letter by letter.

With ActivePresentation.Slides.Add(Index:=1, _
    Layout:=ppLayoutTitleOnly).Shapes(1)

    .TextFrame.TextRange.Text = "Sample title"
    With .AnimationSettings
        .Animate = True
        .TextLevelEffect = ppAnimateByFirstLevel
        .TextUnitEffect = ppAnimateByCharacter
        .EntryEffect = ppEffectFlyFromLeft
    End With

End With

See also

AnimationSettings Object